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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-51558440

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-51558440
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-51549982/ca...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-51549982/cardiff-attempted-mugging-man-77-fights-back
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    Well, if we don't hear from you again we'll...

    Well, if we don't hear from you again we'll assume it's the latter.


    ;)
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    Buying a "baby shark" magnetic fishing game for a...

    Buying a "baby shark" magnetic fishing game for a 3 year old did seem a good idea at the time.
  5. Thread: Home energy costs.

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    What I've highlighted is not true, the...

    What I've highlighted is not true, the electricity that's supplied is from the same source(s) as your previous supplier, it will be a mixture of all generating stations powering your region.
  6. Thread: Stainless bp

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    Yep, 304 will stain but won't rust, 316 was...

    Yep,
    304 will stain but won't rust, 316 was originally developed for the nuclear industry with the added bonus that it was ideal for marine grade uses. If you get any staining it will be from...
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    The end of the thread on the bands has to be...

    The end of the thread on the bands has to be flush with the back-plate so you have to use mushroom bolts and not wingnuts.
    The holes are bigger to accommodate the bolts.
    I have a CD plate with an...
  8. Thread: Joke of the day

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    Screw the woodwork jokes, I'm looking for a...

    Screw the woodwork jokes, I'm looking for a chemistry one but it looks like all the good ones are gone.




    Sorry, I'll get me coat



    ;)
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-5...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-51205845
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    You might fine that the first stage is M26...

    You might fine that the first stage is M26 fitting.
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    Only 7 working days between application and...

    Only 7 working days between application and receiving passport, now to renew my photo card driving licence. Lets see how efficient they are!
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    I think different media outlets are interpreting...

    I think different media outlets are interpreting different scenarios that could happen, I was reading one over the weekend which said that after the 31st Jan, during a the transition period, the new...
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    I'm beginning to think there's not much to do on...

    I'm beginning to think there's not much to do on Guernsey in the winter.


    I'll get me coat. . . . . . . . . . . .
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    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a-million-texts...

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a-million-texts-to-encourage-travellers-to-check-passport-validity-after-brexit
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    In the late 80's I flew Gatwick to Corfu in a Dan...

    In the late 80's I flew Gatwick to Corfu in a Dan Air 707, it creaked all the time and was unable to land at Corfu due to light mist by the airport so we were rerouted to Athens for the day....
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    From what I've read in the past, the original...

    From what I've read in the past, the original 737's were not a new design but a "cut and shut" version of the old 707 and developed from there. There was a major design fault with the tail going on...
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    The rules on passport expiration changed...

    The rules on passport expiration changed recently, a passport is only valid for 10 years from issue* (any added time on older passports is not valid now)

    * 5 years for an child (under 16)
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    No I didn't, but my Irish one runs out in 2022.

    No I didn't, but my Irish one runs out in 2022.
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    That applies to most countries passports unless...

    That applies to most countries passports unless you've got an EU passport and are travelling within the EU.

    Edit, the 9.5 years is only for 'foreign' travel, I used my just about to expire...
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    SWMBO's passport was 2 years ago, the original...

    SWMBO's passport was 2 years ago, the original post was looking into whether it was easier to do a renewal online. Another point to note is that they don't extend your passport expiry to include...
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    Just done the online renewal for my passport, the...

    Just done the online renewal for my passport, the only thing I did different to SWMBO's was I used "photo me" for an online photo code, application accepted and my due to expire passport is winging...
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    This issue appears to be very widespread. ...

    This issue appears to be very widespread.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51020098
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-510134...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-51013458
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    I noticed my wall-planner was "wrong". Chatting...

    I noticed my wall-planner was "wrong".
    Chatting to other divers some knew and some didn't, some instructors have had to reschedule training.
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    Change of early Spring Bank Holiday May 2020

    Just a quick reminder that this years "Early Spring Bank Holiday UK" is on Friday the 8th of May and not Monday the 4th. This is due the the VE day anniversary celebrations.
    If you're thinking of...
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